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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,23RD JAN 2018– Jubilee party has defended its move to pass a vote of no confidence on their members of parliament.
According to the leader of majority in the national assembly Aden Duale says the party doesn’t regret about the development which has greatly angered the affected members of parliament who include :Moiben’s Silas Tiren, Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter who has since been Labour committee chairman ,Marakwet MP David Bowen and Emgwen’s Alex Kosgey. The legislatures had defied a directive by deputy president William Ruto to relinquish the seats they had won, against their party’s wishes.
Duale says Jubilee party was committed to ensuring that there was regional balance as far as leadership of various key committees was concerned. ”Even when you look at my position as the leader of majority am not from the same ethnic background as my deputy,this is the spirit of Jubilee party leadership led by his excellence the president and deputy president”.said Duale
The Garrisa town member of parliament has also accused KNUT secretary general Wilson Sossion and KUPPET chair Omboko Milemba for opposing the move saying the two were not suppose to participate in the vote to eject the rebel MPs.